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Archive for July 16th, 2012

  • UAE starts up pipeline to bypass Strait of Hormuz

    July 16, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    FILE – In this Wednesday, May 30, 2012 file photo, a ship docks at the refueling station in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. The United Arab Emirates on Sunday inaugurated a much-anticipated overland oil pipeline that bypasses the Strait of Hormuz,...

  • In Calif., more Latinos among strawberry growers.

    July 16, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    In this photo taken July 9, 2012, Rogelio Ponce Sr., center, and his two sons, Rogelio Ponce Jr., left, and Steven Ponce, right, pose for a photo on Monday, July 9, 2012 at the family’s ranch in Watsonville, Calif., where the Ponces grow nearly 200 acres of...

  • Martinez aide must testify at appeals hearing

    July 16, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — An administrative law judge has ruled that New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez’s chief of staff must testify next week at a State Personnel Board hearing for a former Department of Corrections employee who was fired. The...

  • NM agency borrows $458,000 complete audit

    July 16, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — A financial regulatory agency in New Mexico took out a $458,000 emergency loan from another state agency to continue an audit of a failed Farmington business. The Farmington Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/NqL1qD ) that the...

  • Santa Fe official questions vote on fluoridation

    July 16, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A City Council member in Santa Fe who cast the sole vote against a proposal to stop adding fluoride to the city’s drinking water is examining whether the correct procedures were followed in making the change. The Albuquerque...

  • Truck takes plunge off cliff in San Juan County

    July 16, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    FARMINGTON, N.M. (AP) — San Juan County authorities say two men were injured when the truck they were traveling in took a 200-foot plunge off a cliff into a river bank. The Farmington Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/Mt2v3Y) that the truck’s...

  • Acreage for chile production likely falling

    July 16, 2012 • State NewsComments Off

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Experts suspect that green and red chile acreage in New Mexico may have shrunk again this year in the Hatch and Mesilla Valley regions. The Las Cruces Sun-News reports (http://bit.ly/Su0SrW) that farmers in Dona Ana County are...

  • N. Korean media: Army chief relieved of all posts

    July 16, 2012 • World NewsComments Off

    In this photo taken Sunday, April 15, 2012, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, looks over at North Korean People’s Army senior officers, Vice Marshal and Vice Chairman of the Central Military Commission Choe Ryong Hae, center, and Vice Marshal and...

  • LA sheriff: Man recovers car 42 years after theft

    July 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    In this image provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Mr. & Mrs. Russell with car back in their Texas garage after it was delivered to Robert Russell ‘s home in Texas. Russell whose prized 1967 Austin Healy sports car was...

  • Microsoft, NBC dissolve MSNBC.com joint venture

    July 16, 2012 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Dec. 14, 1995, file photo, Robert Wright, president and chief executive officer of NBC, speaks in New York with Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates, displayed on screen, speaks from Hong Kong, during a news conference announcing that NBC and...